B 2 Writing to argue Section

Paper 1
Section B: Writing to Argue, Persuade or Advise
2 Writing to argue
Student Book Page 84
1 Look back at the letter you wrote for Activity 5. Think about the
counter-arguments that could be raised against what you said there.
2 Now list:
 your key points
 the points that could be made against them
 how you could counter-argue these.
You could use a table format, like the example below.
Key point
Arguments against
Celebrities work Working in a factory or on
hard and earn
a building site is harder
their money.
and those workers don’t
get millions.
How I could counter-argue
There are many factory
workers, but only one
celebrity doing what he
or she does.